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Beautiful river, clean and warm

We had a great time tubing the Platte. We ended at Lkae Michigan and enjoyed the lake as well. The... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
areedy
,
Lowell, Michigan
via mobile
Wonderful way to spend an afternoon

This is a great, fun time. Floating down the river with .....well....100s of your best friends... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
10sJohn
,
Cleveland Heights
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time tubing the Platte. We ended at Lkae Michigan and enjoyed the lake as well. The ride was a little over 2 hours and the water was warm and clean. Busy, but fun.

Thank areedy
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a great, fun time. Floating down the river with .....well....100s of your best friends. But you really only see the ones floating with you, so not bad. However, at least in August without much rain the river is pretty slow. Plan for at...More

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We took the 2.5 hour tour, which ended up being more like 3 hours. This was great for me, I enjoyed just floating down the river, making friends with passing kayakers. The staff of the Trading Post were efficient and very nice. I would recommend...More

2  Thank hapeetraveler92
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

So happy my brother-in-law from the area told us about this activity. It is a little difficult to figure out the options (tube, kayak, canoe or combination) and logistics (point of entry/exit and parking), but we found the Riverside brochure (I later learned there are...More

Thank jeldring
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and low key! Leisurely pace. We started at Riverside Kayak. There process is a little confusing at first. You have to watch a video, then one person needs to drive your vehicle to the ending spot. They transport that person back to your...More

Thank Teresa O
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our kayak group paddled this river in early June, before school was out. It was beautiful & clear with a light current---great for relaxing, first time paddlers, or a family. A picnic at the township park is the perfect ending!

3  Thank kayakqueen2013
Reviewed 21 September 2017

If you haven't done this, it's a must!. Whether you prefer a canoe, kayak, or tube, you and your family will have a low-energy - relaxing afternoon. Do be prepared, if you use a tube, it will take substantially longer. Please keep ALL OF YOU...More

3  Thank drcser
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I've been on a few float trips and was really looking forward to taking the Platte float. We hired bottomless tubes from the Honor Trading Post for a late afternoon float. The road to the river was extremely busy and although the NPS had parking...More

2  Thank copperdragon66
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Platte is a clean, easy to navigate river, great for novice kayakers and canoeists. We chose to tube it this year and it was so much fun! They dropped us off by van past Loon Lake and the trip took a little over two...More

3  Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I kind of hate to write how fun this is but I guess the words already out. The water is clean, clear, warm and beautiful. So what if there's so many other people floating with you. Here's some logistics. We took our own tubes. I...More

1  Thank suzycruzsc
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Jewels6987
27 September 2017|
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Response from jessicacollins2011 | Reviewed this property |
Not really, water is to cold and the weather doesn’t warm ya up much.
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Mark L
1 July 2017|
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Response from areedy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They provide life jackets but it rarely gets over 4 feet deep.
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